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Christmas Party Quarterly, Volume XVII "Cherchez La Femme."

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 1952

Seller ID: 10774

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[42] pages; bound in stiff paper wrapper with printed label (8 1/2 x 11 1/4 inch). Issued December 1952 for the annual Christmas party, this being 17 (1952) in the series issued. Theme is women, composed by the staff at the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poor poetry, and inside institutional jokes. Some illustration in the form of cartoons. Published in extremely limited editions. View more info

Christmas Quarterly, 1953

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 1953

Seller ID: 10776

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


28 pages; bound in light blue paper wrapper (9 1/2 x 12 inch) illustrated in color. Issued December 1953 for the annual Christmas party, this being 18 (1953) in the series issued. Composed by the staff at the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poor poetry, and inside institutional jokes. Published in extremely limited edition. View more info

The Christmas Party Quarterly, Volume XXII

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 1957

Seller ID: 10777

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


14 pages; bound in cardboard wrapper with label and red ribbon (9 x 11 3/4 inch). Includes the erratum slip. Issued December 1957 for the annual Christmas party, this being 22 (1957) in the series. Composed by the staff at the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poor poetry, and inside institutional jokes. Some illustrations in the form of cartoons. Published in extremely limited editions. View more info

Christmas Party Quarterly, Volume XX & XXI

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 1956

Seller ID: 10778

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Combined issue of 1955 and 1956. 46 pages; bound in red paper wrapper (8 1/2 x 11 1/4 inch). Issued December 1956 for the annual Christmas party, this being 20 & 21 (1955-56) in the series issued. Composed by the staff at the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poor poetry, and inside institutional jokes. Some illustrations in the form of cartoons. Published in extremely limited editions. View more info

Your Christmas Party Quarterly, Volume 15 'The Expansion Number'

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Marino, California, Huntington Library: 1950

Seller ID: 10779

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[46] pages; bound in blueprint paper (9 x 11 1/4 inch). Issued December 1950 for the annual Christmas party, this being 15 (1950) in the series issued. Composed by the staff at the Huntington Library with holiday humor, poor poetry, and inside institutional jokes. Some illustrations in the form of cartoons. Published in extremely limited editions. View more info

The Story of Paper-Making : An Account of Paper-Making from Its Earliest Known Record Down to the Present Time

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, J.W. Butler Paper Company: 1901

Seller ID: 11100

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


viii, 136 pages; illustrations; bound in tan cloth with dark brown lettering on the spine and front cover. "The Absence of Non-Technical Works upon this Interesting Subject Prompts the Authors to Present a Treatise from the Standpoint of the Layman, and for his use". The chapters are: Articles Supplanted by Paper; Papyrus and Parchment; Origin and Early History of Paper; Early Methods of Paper-Making; Modern Paper-Making; Water-Marks and Varieties of Paper; Extent of the Business in the United States. Slight bumps to the corners. Clean copy inside and outside. View more info

Oscar Lewis, 1893-1992

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Book Club of California: 1992

Seller ID: 11141

Condition: Collectible-Fine


One thousand on hundred copies printed at the Arion Press. 24 pages; paper wrapper with sketch portrait on the gray cover. Includes brief tributes by Kevin Starr, Dorothy Whitnah and Albert Shumate and several selections of Lewis' essays - on the Westgate Press, and the Book Club of California. View more info

The Mystique of Printing: A Half Century of Books Designed By Ward Ritchie.

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Library of San Juan Capistrano:

Seller ID: 11596

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1982. Two thousand copies printed by Richard Hoffman. 30 pages; tan paper wrapper (5 x 8 1/2 inch) stapled. 118 examples of Ritchie's printing and design of books. Clean copy. View more info

Sixteenth-Century Architectual Books from Italy and France, June - September 1971.

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard College Library: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11612

Condition: Collectible-Fine


"Department of Printing and Graphic Arts". [46] pages; illustrations, title page facsimiles; illustrated paper wrapper (8 1/2 x 11 inch). Exhibition of architectural books at Harvard from Vitruvius to Baldo Catani with brief commentary. Informative introduction, fine clean copy. View more info

The Spanish Southwest : An Exhibit at the Dallas Public Library, June 15 - July 2, 1971

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Friends of the Dallas Public Library: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11613

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[31] pages; illustration, title page facsimiles; yellow paper wrapper with paper label on the cover (9 x 6 inch) stapled. Exhibition of rare books relating to the Spanish Empire in Mexico, Texas and the Southwest. From Hernando Cortes (1524) to Aaron Arrowsmith (1810) with a small gathering of Sixteenth century European body armor. Very good clean copy except for pages 7-12 which have a faint stain on the inside top of the pages (1/2 x 1 1/2 inch). View more info

Scott and Denney's Text-Books on English Composition.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Allyn and Bacon, Publishers: 1907

Seller ID: 11899

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[16] pages; gray paper wrapper (3 1/2 x 6 inch) with title on the cover. Brochure on books about English composition with testimonials. With the booklet is a typed letter from Allyan and Bacon to Miss Elizabeth P. Blaisdell about her choice of text-books at the High School for Waterboro, Maine, of which she is the Principal. Also enclosed is the envelope used to mail the letter and pamphlet. Fine clean copies. View more info

Catalogue No. 259 [March 1952]. A Complete Collection of the Books Printed By William Morris at the Kelmscott Press, 1891-1898. Books from the Library of Porter Garnett; Some Wood-cuts from the Ashendene Press of St. John Hornby; Books on Bibliography, Calligraphy

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, Dawson's Book Shop: 1952

Seller ID: 12233

Condition: Collectible-Fine


32 pages; facsimiles; paper wrapper (6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inch). Introduction by Muir Dawson, 219 items offered for sale. Printed by The Plantin Press. Includes basic annotations. Fine clean copy. View more info

Henry Raup Wagner, 1862-1957.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, 1957

Seller ID: 12337

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Reprinted from CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY (March & June 1957). 200 copies printed by Lawton Kennedy. 18 pages; portrait; light gray paper wrapper (7 1/2 x 11 1/8 inch) with title on the cover. Contains - 'Collector, Bibliographer, Cartographer and Historian' by Thomas W. Streeter; 'Henry Raup Wagner' by Charles L. Camp; and 'Blanche Collettt Wagner' by Ruth Frey Axe. In fine condition with no marks. View more info

The New Colophon : A Book Collectors' Quarterly.

By: Anonymous

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Duschnes Crwford, Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12405

Condition: Collectible-Fine


8 volumes; bound in illustrated boards; published during 1948-1950. [2,500 copies] Volume I, Part I: 106 pages; facsimiles - articles include James D. Hart "A Puritan Bookshelf", Jacob Blanck "Where There's a Will . . . ". Part II: Pages 113- 216, facsimiles - articles include Ames W. Williams "Stephen Crane, War Correspondent", John Carter "Reflections on Rarity". Part III: 221-312, facsimiles - articles include David Donald "The True Story of 'Herndon's Lincoln'", Michael Sadleir "An Addendum to 'Enemies of Books'". Part IV: 321-427, facsimiles... View more info

The Grabhorn Press. Third Series of Rare Americana, 1934-1935.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, The Grabhorn Press: 1935

Seller ID: 12414

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


[8] pages; brown paper wrapper (8 x 11 1/4 inch) with title on the cover. Lists with comments the planned publications in the Third Series: The Duke of Sacramento; Phoenixiana; Wah-To-Yah; The Captivity of the Oatman Girls; Mark Twain's Letters from the Hawaiian Islands. Evidence of having been folded once vertically. Very good clean copy. View more info

Rare Americana: First Series of Grabhorn Press Reprints.

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, The Grabhorn Press:

Seller ID: 12423

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[8] pages; tan paper wrapper (6 x 8 3/4 inch) with title in red on the cover. Lists ten planned publications in this first series of Rare Americana by the Grabhorn Press. The Grabhorns changed two of the titles in this first series of which they printed 500 copies each. Fine clean copy. View more info

Apuntes Para Una Bibliografia Militar De Mexico, 1536-1936.

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mexico City, Mexico, Seccion De Estudios Miltares Del Ateneo.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12557

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


469 pages; illustrations; paper wrapper with title on the cover. A bibliography centered on military activities of the Mexican government over the four hundred years of 1536-1936. Minimal annotations on the entries within the bibliography. Illustrations of the title pages of some of the entries. View more info

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Periodical Publishers Association of America. First Annual Dinner. Thursday, April 7, 1904. The New Willard, Washington, DC.

By: Anonymous

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: New York, New York, 1904

Seller ID: 12850

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


60 pages; paper wrapper (2 1/8 x 3 3/4 inch). Booklet prepared for the Dinner. Contains 115 autograph signatures and 7 signed drawings. The Periodical Publishers Association of America was founded in 1902 by the large magazine publishers in the United States. It had its first annual dinner in Washington, DC in 1904. President Theodore Roosevelt was the main speaker for the evening. The booklet contains a printed bill of fare (menu), bill of company (guests), and a listing of members of the association and the magazines they represent. The signatures and drawings in the booklet represent men fr... View more info

James J. Guthrie and the Pear Tree Press

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Library, University of California, Santa Barbara: 1968

Seller ID: 13435

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Edition of 1,000 copies printed in letterpress portfolio. Four folders with contents in a brown portfolio (6 1/2 x 9 3/8 inch) with paper label on the cover. Contains: Note of Appreciation by Donald C. Davidson; Introduction to the Collection by Andrew J. Horn; Transition in Printing by James J. Guthrie; and Hand list of James Joshua Guthrie and the Pear Tree Press by Christian Brun. A Keepsake on the occasion of the presentation of the 500,000 volume by the Friends of the Library. Very good clean copy. View more info

Stephen Daye and His Successors: The Establishment of a Printing Plant in What Was Formerly British North America and the Development of the Art of Printing at the University Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1639-1921

By: Anonymous

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., University Press: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13477

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


2,500 copies printed. 49 pages; illustrations; publisher's board binding. History of Stephen Daye and the University Press. Very good clean copy. View more info